Ian Watson and Cristina Macía: From “Artificial Intelligence” to “Game of Thrones” Ian Watson, Britain’s most acclaimed science-fiction novelist – the “natural successor to H.G. Wells” – and Cristina Macía, one of Spain’s leading literary translators, gave two fascinating presentations to students from Years 9 to 12 on May 19th. Several generations of King’s students…Details
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This year’s May Fair is to be hosted at King’s College, Soto de Viñuelas on Saturday 27th May. Come along for the fun, food, activities and events which will be going on all afternoon (13:00 – 17:00).
Raffle Donations Help Needed:
This year we are also looking for raffle prize donations and we would love it if you could help us with this. With all the proceeds going to great causes such as Amigos de Nyumbani, Bomberos Ayudan, APAMA and Fundación Juegaterapía, it would be great if you could donate! If you would like to donate a prize before Wednesday 3rd May, please contact Paula Parkinson, our May Fair Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We very much hope you’ll be able to form part of what is set to be a great day.
On 12th May, Year 13 English literature students and their teachers, Mrs. Bradshaw (Head of English), Miss Dowlen and Mr. McNally, participated in an afternoon workshop on Shakespeare’s play, “Othello”, one of the A Level set texts for examination next month. The workshop was led by a professional British actor, Jonathan Mellor. As preparation…Details
On Sunday 7th May the King´s College swimming team and members of the Optional Swimming Club participated in the final of the Second Edition of the Inter School Turbo Cup. Students from the categories Prebenjamin (3), Benjamin (3) and Alevin (5) swam in 11 finals, each with at least one representative from King´s College. The…Details
This year’s May Fair is to be hosted at King’s College, Soto de Viñuelas on Saturday 27th May. Come along for the fun, food, activities and events which will be going on all afternoon (13:00 – 17:00). Raffle Donations Help Needed: This year we are also looking for raffle prize donations and we would love it…Details
On Thursday the 9th of March, the Stretch and Challenge group had the privilege of visiting the “Different Trains” installation, and the National Archaeological Museum,. We first visited the “Different Trains” installation, which is a video directed by Beatriz Caravaggio, which explores the differents utilities of trains from personal journeys to deportations. The inspiration for…Details
On 22nd March, the English department took 183 students from Year 10 to watch “A View From The Bridge” by the U.S. dramatist, Arthur Miller. The students have studied this text in their iGCSE English Literature lessons so this provided a rare and most valuable opportunity to see a critically acclaimed contemporary production and develop…Details
On Thursday 6th March 5 Year 13 students took part in the first King’s Talk of the year. All five students prepared presentations on the topic of Equality and Progress. Within this topic there was a very broad range of subjects covered including Aida talking about her patent for a blade to be used for…Details
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Guillermo Shackleton was part of the Comunidad de Madrid U16 rugby team that was victorious over Catalonia in the Spanish regions final held in Valencia on the weekend of February 11th/12th. Madrid won 32-12. The photo shows Guillermo with other Alcobendas Rugby club members that represented the Comunidad de Madrid team.
We are delighted to announce that King’s Group has won the British International School Award for IT Initiative of the Year. We are so proud of our ICT & E-Learning teams and the work that they do.
View all the photos from the awards evening here